Greek Place made: Northern Black Sea Fragmentary necklace with butterfly pendant, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Gold, garnet, emerald, rock crystal, glass 1999-12

Greek Place made: Northern Black Sea Fragmentary necklace with butterfly pendant, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Gold, garnet, emerald, rock crystal, glass 1999-12

Gold Earring from Persia 11th- 12th century  H. 1-15/16 (3.4 cm)- Gold wire and sheets with filigree  the metropolitan Museum of Art

Gold Earring from Persia 11th- 12th century H. 1-15/16 (3.4 cm)- Gold wire and sheets with filigree the metropolitan Museum of Art

Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Fine, Gold Earring set with Turquoise Iran, Iraq or Syria circa 11th-12th century

Fine, Gold Earring set with Turquoise Iran, Iraq or Syria circa 11th-12th century

A LATE ROMAN OR BYZANTINE BRONZE FINGER RING  CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.  Cast with a plain hoop, round in section, tapering slightly towards the shoulders, and merging with the underside of the disk-shaped bezel, engraved with a gamecock, raised up on his pointed toes, the comb swept back, the chest swelled, his tail fanning

A LATE ROMAN OR BYZANTINE BRONZE FINGER RING CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D. Cast with a plain hoop, round in section, tapering slightly towards the shoulders, and merging with the underside of the disk-shaped bezel, engraved with a gamecock, raised up on his pointed toes, the comb swept back, the chest swelled, his tail fanning

Sarmatian Gold Choker with Mythical Beasts Inlaid with Turqoise and a Large AmethystCabochon Culture : Avar, Sarmatian, Scythian Period : 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D. Material : Gold, Garnet

Sarmatian Gold Choker with Mythical Beasts Inlaid with Turqoise and a Large AmethystCabochon Culture : Avar, Sarmatian, Scythian Period : 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D. Material : Gold, Garnet

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

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